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Knight Falls Down in Its Heraldic Duties

John Bates | Posted 10.09.2012 | Business
John Bates

They want to think that machines are biddable and programs run smoothly. But with traders and market makers creating and deploying new systems and algorithms constantly, the danger of something going wrong is inevitable.

Disgraced Company Reveals Huge Loss

Posted 12.14.2011 | Business

Japan's disgraced Olympus Corp ironed out its crooked accounts on Wednesday after a 13-year fraud, with a $1.1 billion dent in its balance sheet t...

Olympus's Ousted CEO Presses On With Battle To Win Back His Job

Posted 12.10.2011 | Business

TOKYO (Tim Kelly) - Olympus Corp's ousted CEO, Michael Woodford, flies to Japan on Tuesday to press on with a battle to win back his job, as media...

Olympus To Take Legal Action Against Executives

Posted 11.16.2011 | Business

(Reiji Murai) - Japan's disgraced Olympus Corp is preparing to take legal action, including possible criminal complaints, against any executives f...

Japan Nuclear Operator Shares Hit Record Low

AP | Posted 06.05.2011 | Business

TOKYO -- Shares in the operator of Japan's tsunami-wrecked nuclear power plant plunged to their lowest ever Tuesday amid growing doubts about its abil...